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Tom Sokol

Managing Agency Co-Owner
Clinton Twp, MI

Years in Insurance

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  • I highly recommend Tom Sokol and his team.

    I made the change to FIDA over a year ago because they took a personal interest in our business and personal insurance, and supplied us with a package that covered our insurance needs. Their personal relationships and continued engagement throughout the year make us feel more like friends than clients.

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Call: (586) 578-9584

Please note: coverage cannot be bound or altered online. A service representative will need to contact you to finalize your request.

About Tom

I’m a co-owner and producer at First Independent-Descamps Agency in Sterling Heights, Michigan, where I focus on respect and leveraging human capital—meaning I love to motivate, mentor, and lead talented professionals. Ss a native of metropolitan Detroit, I believe in accountability, empowerment, and loyalty. I overcome complex business challenges using my experience-based judgement, strong work ethic, and irreproachable integrity.

Prior to my insurance career, I worked for GE Healthcare where I was responsible for $900 million profit and loss – including sales, service, installation, service contract sales, and consulting services for a diagnostic imaging business. I strive to create a strong and positive culture and to lead by example.

I received a Bachelor of Science in business management from Wayne State University, attending on a full academic scholarship. I went on to receive an MBA from Walsh College and graduated summa cum laude.


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Wayne State University
  • MBA from Walsh College 

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    I am a recipient of the Blue Ribbon Customer Service Excellence award, the Farm Bureau All-American award multiple times, and I am working on my Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Throughout my life I have served in a myriad of community groups and service organizations.  

     My wife and I have three daughters, with whom we love to travel and play soccer. I also enjoy mixed martial arts, reading, shooting sports, and motorcycles.  

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Office details


15945 Canal Road
Clinton Twp, MI 48038

Map · Office Staff

(586) 578-9584 - Direct

(586) 247-2220 - Office

(586) 247-7570 - Tom's Fax

General Office Hours

Day Time
Mon 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tue 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wed 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thr 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Please note that each staff members' office hours may differ from the hours listed above.